Some Punctuation Marks Walked into a Bar and …

Great list from my pal JuliaProofreader! Thank you, Julia!


• An Oxford comma walks into a bar, where it spends the evening watching the television, getting drunk, and smoking cigars.

• A dangling participle walks into a bar. Enjoying a cocktail and chatting with the bartender, the evening passes pleasantly.

• A bar was walked into by the passive voice.

• An oxymoron walked into a bar, and the silence was deafening.

• Two quotation marks walk into a “bar.”

• A malapropism walks into a bar, looking for all intensive purposes like a wolf in cheap clothing, muttering epitaphs and casting dispersions on his magnificent other, who takes him for granite.

• Hyperbole totally rips into this insane bar and absolutely destroys everything.

• A question mark walks into a bar?

• A non sequitur walks into a bar. In a strong wind, even turkeys can fly.

• Papyrus and Comic Sans walk into a bar. The bartender…

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8 thoughts on “Some Punctuation Marks Walked into a Bar and …

  1. I have read these many times before. All of them. I read through them anyway. Because they are hilarious. Every one of them.
    Thanks for the belly laughs.

    Even more fun: Non-grammarians shaking their heads thinking, “I don’t get it.” I welcome them to my world of non-joke getting.

    Happy weekend.

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